Historical Events In August - 11
Friday, 20 April 2018
1748 On this day in history joseph Schuster, composer
1757 On this day in history jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67
1772 On August - 11 explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000
1772 The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general on this day in history.
1772 Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general on this day in history.
1778 Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement on August - 11.
1780 Barbados hurricane begins on this day in history.
1786 On August - 11 captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia
1794 On August - 11 jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72
1799 On August - 11 joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist
1804 On August - 11 francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria
1805 Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament on this day in history.
1807 David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on this day in history.
1811 Judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6] on August - 11.
1820 Janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1823 On this day in history charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)
1824 On August - 11 new South Wales is constituted a Crown colony.
1828 On August - 11 edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909
1832 Thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on August - 11.
1833 Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on this day in history.
1835 On this day in history george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal
1836 On this day in history cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician
1837 Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated on this day in history.
1844 On August - 11 jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63
1852 On this day in history nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70
1858 First ascent of the Eiger on this day in history.
1858 On August - 11 christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)
1860 On this day in history nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)
1860 Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.
1860 On August - 11 alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)
1860 On August - 11 james Wilson, politician
1862 On this day in history carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly)
1863 On August - 11 french protectorate over Cambodia is established.
1863 On August - 11 cambodia becomes French protectorate